Archive - 2013 - News

May 22nd

State is stuck with increasing number of 'orphaned' coal-bed methane wells

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By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com

Story Fund Looking for Citizen Input

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(photo courtesy of www.storywyoming.org)

Advocates of the Story Community Fund have enlisted the help of the Wyoming Rural Development Council to conduct a community assessment, and they're hoping to recruit every resident of Story to share their ideas about how to make their area better.

Soldier Creek Road Safety Under Scrutiny

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The Sheridan County Commissioners have agreed to commit $54,000 of Capital Facilities Tax to modify the most dangerous stretch of road in the county.

Six More Years for Great Lakes Airlines

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Great Lakes Airlines has renewed its contract with the Sheridan County Airport for another six years.

May 21st

SC Construction Tech Program Purchases New Equipment With $1,200 Grant

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Grant Belton, a machine tool technology student at Sheridan College, works on a digital caliper case using the computer numeric controlled router at the Construction Technology lab on Brooks Street. He is specifically using tools purchased by the SC Foundation Opportunity Grant to complete his project which was drawn in the Auto Cad program. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan College)

Sheridan College announced Tuesday that the school's construction technology department recently received a grant of $1,200 and that the funds have already been put to good use. The extra funding for the department came through an opportunity grant from the Sheridan College Foundation.

Buffalo Council OKs Water Sale Ordinance On Third Read

The Buffalo City Council, at Tuesdays meeting, approved Ordinance No. 1362 on third reading, lifting the existing moratorium on water sales to those outside the city limits.

Jo Co Commission Approves Agreement For Public Workshops

Public workshops on the NW Water Line Project are now free to be scheduled and conducted now that the Johnson County Commissioners have approved an agreement between themselves and WWC Engineering.

Public Open House On South Burritt Street Project Thursday

The City of Buffalo and WWC Engineering will be hosting a public open house to discuss the South Burritt Avenue/West Parmalee Street Improvements Project.

Remembering the 'Forgotten War'

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead shakes the hand of a Korean War veteran. During the three-year war. nine men from Sheridan, Big Horn and Johnson Counties laid down their lives fighting the People's Republic of Korea..

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says it's time to remember the so-called "forgotten war." In preparation for Memorial Day, he spoke at a ceremony at the state capitol Tuesday about the significance of pausing to observe the sacrifices made by those in uniform near the 38th parallel - and in countless other global conflicts.

Ucross Foundation Cancels Independence Day Fireworks

Ucross Foundation Cancels Independence Day Fireworks (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Ucross Foundation has announced it will not be putting on a fireworks show this July 3. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.